Power cut hits 800 South Yorkshire homes

Elsecar. Picture: Google
Elsecar. Picture: Google

About 800 homes have been hit by power cuts at several locations across South Yorkshire this morning.

The worst affected area is in Elsecar where the outage has hit 590 properties.

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About 180 homes in Grangewood Road, Laughton en le Morthen, plus 10 each in Richard Avenue, Athersley South, and Paxton Avenue, Carcroft, are also affected.

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Staff from the Northern Powergrid are at each site attempting to fix the problem.

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A spokesperson for the company said: "Our team is working hard to restore your power as quickly as possible."